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 Bridge Inspection & Maintenance

 

Mike Brokaw, P.E. Assistant Administrator (614) 387-6210

 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide standards, policy, procedures, training and resources to enable bridge personnel to consistently monitor and continuously preserve the quality of Ohio's bridges. This support is focused on:
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  • Ensuring public safety and confidence
  • Protecting the public investment
  • Identifying and assessing structure needs
  • Providing accurate structure records
  • Fulfilling legal responsibilities
 Relevant Links
 

SMS Home

Web Reports

Bridge Photos

Training Catalog 

TIMS​

 
 

 Quality Assurance Documents

 
  
  
Bridge Inspection Compliance (23 Metrics) PY 2014.pdf
  
QA Notification Letter.pdf
  
QA Questionnaire.pdf
  
QA Office Review Guide.pdf
  
QA Field Review Guide.pdf
  
Chapter 1_Introduction_Program Organization, Quality Assurance, Regulations and Definitions.pdf
  
 

 Bridge Inspection Field Report (previously BR-86)

 
  
  
  
Blank Bridge Inspection Field Report.pdf
  
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Enlarged Bridge Inspection Field Report.pdf
  
113 KB
Enlarged Bridge Inspection Field Report with ODOT, AASHTO and FHWA Identifiers.pdf
  
143 KB
Steel Beam Example_Step 1_Condition Rating Only.pdf
  
117 KB
Steel Beam Example_Step 2_Condition Rating and Total Quantity.pdf
  
124 KB
Steel Beam Example_Step 3_Element Level Condition States.pdf
  
126 KB
Field Report Conversions_looking back 2014.pdf
  
86 KB
SMS Transition Estimates.pdf
  
38 KB
Field Report Conversions 03142014.pdf
  
144 KB
Pier Caps_Walls_Columns.Bents.pdf
  
199 KB
Display Trigger and Total Quantity Equations Status and Needs_July2014 .pdf
  
111 KB
 

 Manual of Bridge Inspection 2014 v8

 
  
  
  
Cover Page and Table of Contents.pdf
  
326 KB
Chapter 1_Introduction.pdf
  
1077 KB
Chapter 2_Restrictions.pdf
  
849 KB
Chapter 3_Files.pdf
  
734 KB
Chapter 4_Inspection Types.pdf
  
999 KB
Chapter 5_Qualifications.pdf
  
662 KB
Chapter 6_Safety and Equipment.pdf
  
1221 KB
Chapter 7_Field Evaluation.pdf
  
1961 KB
Chapter 8_Assigning Condition Ratings to the 1-4 Items.pdf
  
825 KB
Chapter 9_Assigning Element Level Condition States to the 1-4 Items.pdf
  
5232 KB
Chapter 10_Component Commentary.pdf
  
9180 KB
Appendix.pdf
  
8340 KB
Complete Manual of Bridge Inspection 2014 v8 with Appendix.pdf
  
29370 KB
Manual of Bridge Inspection 2014 v8 without Appendix.pdf
  
21223 KB
Field Manual_Element Level (Chapters 7 and 9).pdf
  
7097 KB
Field Manual_Condition Rating (Chapters 7 and 8).pdf
  
2859 KB
 

 Snooper Operations

 
  
  
  
2014 Schedule Overview.pdf
  
82 KB
Snooper Operations Manual.pdf
  
2595 KB
 

 Archived Bridge Inspection Manuals

 
  
  
  
1973 Bridge Inspection Manual.pdf
  
1923 KB
1984 Bridge Inspection Manual.pdf
  
2315 KB
1998 Bridge Inspection Manual.pdf
  
4557 KB
2001 Bridge Inspection Manual.pdf
  
4063 KB
2006 Bridge Inspection Manual.pdf
  
1193 KB
2010 Bridge Inspection Manual.pdf
  
6843 KB
Overview of Revisions.pdf
  
2518 KB
 

 Bridge Inspection and Maintenance Staff ‭[2]‬

 
  
  
  
  
  
OmarAbu-HajarTransportation Engineer 3614-387-1257omar.abu-hajar@dot.state.oh.us
JaredBacksEIT614-466-1066jared.backs@dot.state.oh.us
Jim BladenBridge Specialist 1(614)315-1795 CellJames.Bladen@dot.state.oh.us
MikeBrokawAssistant Administrator(614)387-6210Michael.Brokaw@dot.state.oh.us
MikeLoefflerDistrict 9(614)466-4050Mike.Loeffler@dot.state.oh.us
JerryMcCarthyBridge Specialist 2(614)315-8153 CellJerry.McCarthy@dot.state.oh.us
DarrylShannonBridge Specialist 2(614)519-3063 CellDarryl.Shannon@dot.state.oh.us
MattStefanikBridge Specialist 1(614)315-1751 CellMatt.Stefanik@dot.state.oh.us